Medical Causes of Psychosis, Anxiety, and Depression

by Ronald J. Diamond, M.D., Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Wisconsin Editor’s note: The following is the finest article we have found on the subject of medical causes of severe mental symptoms. We are grateful to Dr. Diamond for his permission to reprint. The reader should note that this article only covers standard medical causes … Continued

Evidence-based uses of Chinese medical therapies in the treatment of depressed mood

J. Lake, M.D. (NOTE: these comments and recommendations are directed toward Western physicians who treat mental and emotional symptoms) Consider referring a depressed (non-suicidal) patient to a Chinese medical practitioner who is qualified to use acupuncture, electro-acupuncture or herbal medicines to treat this condition. Specific recommendations: Consider referring patients with depression to specific Chinese medical … Continued

Getting Reimbursed for Natural Treatments for Those on Disability”

Attention Safe Harbor Members, For years I have asked the people at my local Social Security Office if I could deduct the amount I spend on orthomolecular therapy and chiropractic care from my earnings. The answer was always “No”. Finally, a few months ago they calculated that I had made a little too much money … Continued

Mental Symptoms of “Wheat Allergy” (Celiac Disease)

by Sheryl Tingley (Note: The following list of symptoms was compiled from a survey of 22 people with Celiac Disease) Although often referred to as “wheat allergy,” Celiac Disease (also called Celiac Sprue) is not an “allergy” but rather an intolerance to the protein in gluten, a substance found in wheat and other grains. It … Continued

The Effects of Candida On Mental Health by William Crook, M.D.

author of a million copy bestseller published in the 1980s and The Yeast Connection Handbook, which provides new information for the 21st Century The Yeast Connection Handbook IMG Yeasts are single-cell living organisms that are neither animal nor vegetable. They live on the surfaces of all living things, including fruits, vegetables, grains and your skin. … Continued

Natural Treatment of Anorexia and Bulimia

Excerpted from The Diet Cure By Julia Ross Our grateful acknowledgement to Julia Ross for permission to reprint here Has deliberately skipping meals evolved into occasional all-day fasting and eventually become compulsive fasting – or anorexia? You may have found how easily you can get rid of the food consumed during a “pig-out” by … Continued

Three Most Common Causes of Bipolar Disorder

The following was submitted by William Walsh, Ph.D., Senior Scientist, Walsh Research Institute The Center has lab tested over 17,000 individuals with mental disorders and has correlated the data to find which conditions tend to lead to bipolar disorder. The three primary biochemical classifications of bipolar disorder are the following” A. Undermethylation: This condition is … Continued

Self-Help Tips for Those Who Hear Voices

Taken from the National Empowerment Center Web site: Some research suggests that if you put a rubber band around your wrist and snap it each time the distressing voices start, they will decrease in intensity and/or frequency. Some people have found it particularly helpful to use “I statements”. For instance, if a voice begins … Continued

The Role of Amino Acids in Bipolar Disorder and Mental Health

by Actress Margot Kidder (Actress Margot Kidder, well-known for her extensive screen career, including her performance as Lois Lane in Superman, has been a powerful spokesperson for alternative mental health treatments after a personal recovery from mood swings that are commonly referred to as bipolar disorder. Ms. Kidder sent the following information, based on … Continued

Natural Treatment for Acute Mania

By Walter Lemmo, N.D. Announcements Need Chinese-Speaking Volunteer to Help with Researching Chinese Medical Journals Email here. Anxiety Summit, Nov. 3-16, 2014, a free online series of presentations by top experts on natural treatments for anxiety. Click here Read our Free EBook for Health Professionals: Complementary and Alternative Medicine Treatments in Psychiatry Visit our … Continued